Trio KX-700
Dolby B NR

This Trio KX-700 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Trio in 1972 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $259 and discontinued 2 years later in 1974.

The main features of the Trio KX-700 are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, tape type selection and capable of handling normal tapes, belt driven single-capstan transport.

Typical of this deck is the 70's top loading layout with the cassette compartiment located on the left side of the deck. Tape eject is operated mechanically and the cassette needs to be placed with the side to be played facing forward in the cassette well.

Level meters used on the KX-700 are analog needle VU reading meters. Mechanical transport controls for reliable KX-700 transport function selection.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the KX-700 by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies.

Compact Cassette

Historic events

1972 The first video game "Pong" is released by Atari.
1973 Computer graphics are used for the first time in the Motion Picture Industry when the movie "Westworld" is produced.
1974 Intel releases the 8080 processor, the 8-bit successor to the original 8008.

Features of Trio KX-700

3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Cassette Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Left Top Loading Wood Case
Compact Cassette
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Mechanical Transport Control
Tape Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Normal Tape Capabılity
Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading Auto Stop

Similar to Trio KX-700 from the period 1972 - 1974